View over Creede from Bachelor Road
35 mm color slide depicting the town of Creede, Colorado, circa August 1977, taken by Diane Dufva Quantic (b. 1941). The photo shows the town and the hills beyond as seen from Bachelor Road. An unidentified reservoir appears in the foreground.
Diane Dufva Quantic has been an associate professor of English at Wichita State University since 1973, where she teaches courses in Great Plains literature and in nineteenth and early twentieth century American literature. Quantic is a native of Manhattan, Kansas and holds three degrees from Kansas State University: a6 BA in 1962, an MA in 1966, and a Ph.D. in 1971. During her research for her Master's, she studied Leadville and other Colorado mining towns as the setting for fiction. Diane Quantic also taught at the University of North Colorado and at Alameda High School in Lakewood, Colo. and is the author of several books, including "William Allen White" (1993), "The Nature of the Place: A Study of Great Plains Fiction" (1995), and "A Great Plains Reader" (2003).
Gift of Diane Quantic, 2014
Handwritten on slide mount: "View over Creede from Bachelor Road"